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Menlo Park: Settlement reached in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

While the physical and mental consequences of a crash that hurt 6-year-old twins remain, the legal repercussions appear resolved:...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 14 comments | 10628 Views

MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 50 comments | 10616 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley: Parasite is killing band-tailed pigeons

Band-tailed pigeons in Woodside and Portola Valley are dying. A parasite -- avian trichomoniasis -- is making its way through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 10613 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Marsh Road in Atherton may close for 12 weeks this summer -- not just eight

Updated on March 17: Atherton's public works director has recommended the town completely close its section of Marsh Road...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Yikes, safety, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 30 comments | 10611 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: State board denies Willows residents' petition to switch school districts

Near the border with East Palo Alto, one street in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood sees a split on school days: Kids who...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Member, on Oct 8, 2018 at 10:54 am | 18 comments | 10605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Las Lomitas seeks $60 million for schools

Sixty million dollars is a lot of money. The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is hoping voters think it'll be money...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by A Concerned Voter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 10600 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: One-way traffic likely for months on storm-damaged section of Hwy. 84

Erosion from recent storms has weakened part of Highway 84 in the hills above Woodside. A 75-to-100-foot section located...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Rich Lee, on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 10599 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 45 comments | 10596 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Aug 23, 2014 at 2:45 am | 21 comments | 10584 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside attorney Theodore Zayner named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Jun 3, 2017 at 2:25 am | 3 comments | 10578 Views

MENLO PARK

County wins appeal of airplane noise nuisance ruling

San Mateo County doesn't have to pay a $1,000 small-claims judgment related to noisy planes using the county's San Carlos...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Sep 6, 2016 at 1:51 pm | 26 comments | 10571 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost

County supervisors recently added momentum to plans to proceed with a daycare center in West Menlo Park, one designed for...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:19 am | 19 comments | 10563 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 10562 Views

ATHERTON

Glimpse of history: Flood estate artifacts offer a look into the past

Passersby who happen to pause to peer through the opening in the fence fronting Marion and Bob Oster's property in the Lindenwood...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on May 10, 2018 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 10559 Views

FICTION

Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 10559 Views

MENLO PARK

Enough with the "New" Menlo Park Already

We all know Menlo Park has a wonderful standard of living, goods schools, etc., but enough with the "new" Menlo Park already!...

Original post made by B. William on Jan. 12, 2007
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jul 20, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 24 comments | 10553 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 10551 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford offers lease deal to Menlo Park residents

Stanford is offering a lease-extension proposal to Menlo Park residents in the Stanford Hills and Stanford Creek neighborhoods...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 10551 Views

SPORTS

The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 10548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Global Volunteers: a chance to give back

<B>About the author:</I></B> Amy Pinkus, 13, of Woodside, is an eighth-grader at Woodside School. The daughter of Gary and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peru Enthusiast (Perusiast), on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 8 comments | 10545 Views
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